Floral Departments Abloom in Valentine Roses!

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It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Love is in the air and floral departments are getting ready for the rush. Getting all those gorgeous stems from the farm into the hands of their Valentine’s Day recipients takes superior care and handling, especially with the extended shipping and storage period needed to meet increased demand. And that superior care and handling is the topic of our latest for Super Floral: Post-harvest Valentine’s Day Tips For Longer Lasting Roses.

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New FloraLife® Shield Improves Flower Quality & Consistency

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New FloraLife® Shield Postharvest Treatment Improves
Quality and Consistency of Flowers Throughout the Supply Chain. This innovative new postharvest treatment protects flowers from the negative elements in the environment, ensuring better quality flowers reach consumers.

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More Valentine’s Care & Handling Tips!

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It’s a Valentine’s Day flower truth that bears repeating: the long and bumpy road from farm to home can get longer and bumpier this time of year as the supply chain scrambles to meet demand. So the typical care and handling steps you apply to your roses are that much more important! That’s the gist of our latest article for Floriology, the aptly named “Valentine’s Day Rose Care and Handling.”

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Hypericum Casts a Spell!

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Hypericum has grown in popularity as a non-traditional accent flower. In its berry form, it definitely adds a Christmas-y touch to floral arrangements during the holiday season, but is generally available (and popular!) year-round. Hypericum’s impact, however, goes beyond mere dramatic flair; for centuries it has been renowned for its healing powers in scientific AND superstitious circles. That’s the journey FloraLife and LivRio take in our latest piece, “Hypericum: The Spiritual Protector.”

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Going ‘Greens’ at Christmas

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Whether it’s your mom’s turkey or your Christmas floral arrangements, nobody likes DRY. While Floralife® can’t help you with your culinary conundrums, we CAN help when it comes to Holiday Hydration, specifically for the season’s hottest accessory: Christmas evergreens. That’s the topic of our latest piece for Florists’ Review: Caring for Christmas Greens.  

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